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Automation Engineer

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Recruiter: Barclays
Listed on: 26th October
Location: Knutsford/Manchester
Salary Notes: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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As a Barclays Automation Engineer, you will join us at an exciting time of growth in our Channels Engineering Team. You will drive forward automated testing tools and techniques, supporting Regression testing across the Barclays Platform and promoting stewardship and application of best practices within the Test team. This will be the ideal role for you if you are proficient in programming language (preferably Java) with experience of software testing techniques.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?

      Working as an Automation Engineer with a focus on Java
      Acting as champion of Test Driven Developmen, Behaviour Driven Development and automated testing 
      Providing support and training to other Test Engineers to help build capability within the Test Team 
      Working closely with the Scrum teams, and other Teams as needed, particularly DevOps to ensure the Automation is maintained/ improved upon in the Jenkins pipelines
      Driving forward automated testing tools and techniques, particularly to support Regression testing across our Platform
      Supporting and collaborating with the Team, and taking ownership of driving forward relevant stories through to completion
      Keeping an open mind and learning new tooling concepts to strive for continuous improvement
      Working in an E2E development environment to produce the best product possible for our Users

What we're looking for:

      Proficiency in a programming language (preferably Java)
      Experience of working in an Agile/ Scrum environment
      Extensive experience of implementing automated tests
      Good knowledge of code repositories like GIT

Skills that will help you in the role:

      Component testing with JavaScript
      JIRA (Issue tracking and Test management)
      DevOps experience (Jenkins - configuring pipelines)

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. 


Based in our Manchester office, which is in the heart of the city centre. Offering a modern working environment, with restaurants, bars and gyms just a stone's throw away from the office.